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Emma Mary Elliott

b. 17 October 1835, d. 12 December 1931
Emma Kemp (nee Elliott), circa 1920

Birth

Emma Mary Elliott was born on 17 October 1835 in London.1,2,3

Parents

FatherGeorge Elliott (b. about 1808, d. about 1853)
MotherFrances Gibson (b. about 1806)

Family life

William Isaac Kemp and Emma Mary Elliott were married on 10 November 1856 at Montefiore in Wellington. C of E||Both bride and groom signed with a mark. He lived at Duck Creek, Bligh District. She lived at (Heellobe?). Several columns of the MC are left blank, including all details of parents.4,1,2

Children with William Isaac Kemp (b. about 1826, d. 29 April 1897)

SonWilliam Kemp (b. about 1857, d. before 12 December 1931)
DaughterFrances Kemp+ (b. 7 July 1859, d. 10 May 1943)
DaughterEmily Kemp+ (b. 21 April 1861, d. after 12 December 1931)
DaughterElizabeth Kemp (b. 21 April 1861, d. before 12 December 1931)
SonGeorge Kemp (b. about 1863, d. after 12 December 1931)
DaughterLucy Kemp (b. 11 April 1864, d. before 12 December 1931)
SonAlfred Frederick Kemp (b. about 1865, d. after 12 December 1931)
SonHenry Isaac Kemp (b. 27 January 1867, d. before 12 December 1931)
SonJames Kemp (b. 19 March 1868, d. after 12 December 1931)
SonSydney Edward Kemp (b. 19 October 1869, d. 27 July 1954)
DaughterAda Louise Kemp (b. 2 March 1872, d. before 12 December 1931)
SonHerbert Ernest Kemp (b. about 1873, d. after 12 December 1931)
DaughterAmy Laura Kemp (b. about 1875, d. before 12 December 1931)
DaughterMarita May Kemp (b. 19 January 1877, d. after 12 December 1931)
DaughterClarinda Mary Kemp (b. about 1879, d. after 12 December 1931)
DaughterEdith J Kemp (b. 28 April 1881, d. after 12 December 1931)

Migration

Emma Mary Elliott immigrated on 2 October 1855 to Sydney, NSW, Australia. SS "Hilton"5,2,1

Residence information

Emma Mary Elliott lived in Coonamble, NSW, Australia, about 1931. "Granny, of Coonamble, Is Cheerful Worker At 94 Years
"COONAMBLE, Monday.- 'Granny' of Coonamble, Mrs Emily Kemp, at the age of 94, is a day-long toiler toiler in her neat home, and a sound critic of passing events.
"MRS. KEMP has never used spectacles to read or sew.
"She has 148 descendants, which include 16 children, 40 grandchildren, 87 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
"'Granny' is the best-known soul in the place, and always has a cheery word for her innumerable friends."
NB One of the 5 GG-Grandchildren was Reginald Bruce Fleming, b. 1929.3

Death

Emma Mary Elliott died on 12 December 1931 at age 96 at Coonamble District Hospital in Coonamble. "broncho-pneumonia" and "senility"1,2 She was buried on 13 December 1931 at CofE Cemetery in Coonamble.1

Citations

  1. [S460] Death Certificate, Emma Kemp, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1931 No 19973.
  2. [S471] "RR: Kemp Family Group Sheets by Lorraine Voigt", 29 Jan 1991, Lorraine Voigt (5 Kenworth Street Brassall Qld 4305), to James Fleming (Sydney); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  3. [S349] Birth Certificate Vol 1869 No 10207, Sydney Edward Kemp, (9 December 1869), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  4. [S330] Marriage Certificate, William Kemp and Emma Elliott, 10 November 1856, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1856/10.
  5. [S479] Joan McKenzie, Gibson's Way, 24 Zoccoli Street Coonamble NSW 2829: Joan McKenzie, 1993, 118.
Last Edited21 August 2018